This lecture will take place in Fine Arts 015.
Josephine Halvorson is an artist based in Massachusetts. She is currently Professor of Art and Chair of the Graduate Studies in Painting area at Boston University. Halvorson’s work has been exhibited widely and is represented by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, and Peter Freeman, Inc., Paris. In 2015 she presented her first museum survey exhibition, Slow Burn, at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, curated by Cora Fisher. In 2016 she exhibited large-scale painted sculptures at Storm King Art Center, as part of the Outlooks series curated by Nora Lawrence. Her work has been written about in various publications and she is one of the subjects of Art21's documentary series, New York Close Up. In Oct/Nov of 2017 she had her most recent solo exhibition at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. NY. Additionally in group exhibitions she has shown in Italy, France, Korea, Brooklyn and London.
She has also been interviewed for Hyperallergic, Gorky’s Granddaughter and Sound & Vision.
Josephine Halvorson has taught at The Cooper Union, Princeton University, the University of Tennessee Knoxville and Columbia University. She has lectured extensively about her work at schools throughout the US and abroad. From 2010 to 2016 she served as Critic and Senior Critic at Yale School of Art's MFA program in Painting. In 2016 Halvorson joined Boston University as Professor of Art and Chair of Graduate Studies in Painting.